Vietnam War Memorial Washington DC | Profiling Great Americans: Great Americans A to Z: Maya Lin

Vietnam War Memorial Washington DC | Profiling Great Americans: Great Americans A to Z: Maya Lin

Vietnam Veterans Memorial (USA). The opposite of DC’s white, gleaming marble, the black, low-lying Vietnam memorial cuts into the earth, just as the Vietnam War cut into the national psyche. The monument shows the names of the war’s 58,267 fatalities – listed in the order they died – along a dark, reflective wall.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial (USA). The opposite of DC’s white, gleaming marble, the black, low-lying Vietnam memorial cuts into the earth, just as the Vietnam War cut into the national psyche. The monument shows the names of the war’s 58,267 fatalities – listed in the order they died – along a dark, reflective wall.

Veterans Day 2015 - Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Sunrise - Beautiful photograph by Angela B. Pan

Veterans Day 2015 - Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Sunrise - Beautiful photograph by Angela B. Pan

Vietnam Memorial with the Washington Memorial in the background. National Mall, Washington, D.C.

Vietnam Memorial with the Washington Memorial in the background. National Mall, Washington, D.C.

Washington DC: Vietnam Veteran's Memorial - The Three Soldiers

Washington DC: Vietnam Veteran's Memorial - The Three Soldiers

Vietnam War Memorial

Vietnam War Memorial

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history, history channel, vietnam in hd, vietnam wall infographic

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall USA website is dedicated to honoring those who died in the Vietnam War. Since it first went on line in 1996 it has evolved into something more. It is now also a place of healing for those affected by one of the most divisive wars in U.S history.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall USA website is dedicated to honoring those who died in the Vietnam War. Since it first went on line in 1996 it has evolved into something more. It is now also a place of healing for those affected by one of the most divisive wars in U.S history.

A soldier weeps at the Vietnam War Memorial via Will Henry's PTSD website

A soldier weeps at the Vietnam War Memorial via Will Henry's PTSD website

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

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